There are days in your life when things are going to be difficult and challenging. No matter what you do, you cannot skip this phase because it is part of growing up and transforming into a better version of yourself. As such, you have to be strong enough to overcome these struggles. As most psychologists advice, you need to gather all the strength in you and toughen up the moment you encounter things that can make you doubt yourself as well as your relationship with others.
Please note there’s a substantial difference between lazy entitlement and being stuck due to freeze, overwhelm, or previous traumas. — Andrea L. Bell, LCSW, SEP
During these moments, it can be of great help to remind yourself with some comforting words that can inspire you to keep going. All you must do is to determine the right words to encourage yourself to keep fighting your life’s battles instead of giving up right away. Be sure to change your perspective. Here are the five comforting words to keep in mind at all times:
“Things Happen For A Reason”
You have to believe in the process of how things unfold in your life. Whether you like it or not, the truth is that things happen for a particular reason. You did not get the job you want because it is not meant for you. Something better will come your way. Your relationship with an ex ended because you deserve to be with someone worth it. These reasons may not unfold right away, but you will soon realize that they make sense. As such, stop stressing yourself about it.
“There’s A Rainbow After The Rain”
Cliché as it may sound, but it is also a reality that life is not filled with dark days all the time. There will always be a way out of the misery that you are going through at the moment. You need to believe that things will turn out fine soon. It is not going to be easy to find comfort in these words, especially if you have been suffering or struggling for a long time already. However, you have no other option left but to remain positive that someday, the sun will shine again in your life and you can be happier than ever.
If we experience an overwhelming sense of dread and are limited by the belief, “It’s not going to work out, no matter what,” we are unlikely to even want to put in the effort and try to make things work. — Stuart B. Fensterheim, LCSW
“Many People Love Me”
Learn to accept the fact that several persons in your life are willing to help and assist you at all times. These are the ones who love you as a friend, a family member or a loved one. Make sure that you accept their willingness to be at your side, especially at times when you need them the most. Stop thinking that these people only pity you because such kind of thinking can make your current situation worse. Instead, believe in their innate goodness. They want to help you with your struggles because you are a particular part of their lives.
“I Can Do Anything I Set My Mind To”
Another thing that you have to remind yourself is that you are a powerful individual who can turn her life around. As already mentioned above, it is time to change your mindset about how you look at things. What do you want to change your life? Is there a particular situation that you want to improve? Do you think that now is the ideal time to change your old ways and start something new? Believe that you can accomplish everything that you set your mind to. You will be surprised or amazed at how it can drastically bring abundance in your life.
When you take time to examine who you are and who you want to be, you get more clarity about all of you—not just the elements that others have liked or disliked. — Vicki Botnick, MA, MS, LMFT
“Not Everyone Is Going To Like Me”
This is another set of comforting words that you have to tell yourself always. It feels liberating to recognize the fact that not everyone in your life is going to like you. Some people will judge you regardless of all the efforts you make to show them that you are a different person. As such, it is best if you will focus on your wellness instead. Do not let others affect you, even the naysayers who talk behind your back. Nothing you do or say will ever change their mind. Hence, shift your focus and energy to things that truly matter.
Make it a top priority to comfort yourself in times of troubles and challenges. You can get through these moments!